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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɒnə/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɑnɚ/
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- Rhymes: -ɒnə(r)
- honour (British, Canadian, and Irish)
- (uncountable) The state of being morally upright, honest, noble, virtuous, and magnanimous; the perception of such a state.
- He was a most perfect knight, for he had great honor and chivalry.
- His honor was unstained.
- (uncountable) Veneration of someone, usually for being morally upright and/or competent.
- The crowds gave the returning general much honor and praise.
- (countable) A prize or award.
- Audie Murphy received many honors, such as the Distinguished Service Cross.
- (countable) The center point of the upper half of an armorial escutcheon.
- (countable, card games) An ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit in bridge.
- (countable, but always plural) The privilege of going first.
- I'll let you have the honors, Bob—go ahead.
honour — see honour
- (transitive, US) To show respect for.
- (transitive, US) To conform to, abide by, act in accordance with (an agreement, request, or the like).
- refuse to honor the exercise of put option
- (transitive, US) To bestow an honor on a person
to show respect for — see honour
to conform to, abide by, act in accordance with — see honour
confer honor on — see honour
honor m (plural honors)
- honos (Old Latin)
- honor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
- Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
declension of honor
honor m (plural honores)
- indefinite plural of hona